UPDATE: Lincoln County no longer looking for escaped inmate

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Lincoln County Escapee

UPDATE: Authorities have said that escaped inmate, Michael Anthony Rhodes, has been apprehended near Vega, Texas off of I-40 in the Texas panhandle. He was still driving the county truck he had stolen earlier. He is being extradited back to Oklahoma.

LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s office is looking for an escaped inmate Wednesday.

Authorities said Michael Anthony Rhodes was part of a work detail when he stole a county truck and ran.

Rhodes is described as a Native American man “covered in tattoos.”

Deputies said he is about 5-foot-9, 125 pounds and has black hair.

He was last seen wearing a black and white jail uniform.

Rhodes stole a 2005 Dodge Ram truck that has “District 3” written on the side.

Officials said Rhodes was in jail for possession of stolen property.

He is a non-violent offender.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.